These Polish scientists have built an Olga Tokarczuk books calculator.
Eager to crack the spine on one of Olga Tokarczuk’s many acclaimed novels but unsure of where to begin? Packing for a vacation and want to make sure your Olga T book selection is the right one? Game show host just asked you to list the 2018 Nobel laureate’s translated works in ascending order of length for a chance to win a handsome new Audi Q3?
Well, friend, your worries are over.
Yes, to celebrate the long-awaited English language translation of Tokarczuk’s magnum opus, The Books of Jacob, a couple of enterprising young Polish scientists/book lovers have built a tool to help you make the most of your Tokarczuk reading experience.
Maria Kluziak, a cognitive scientist, and Julia Żuławińska, a biotechnology student, have created the Olga Tokarczuk Books Calculator, which creates a proposed reading plan for you, the budding Tokarczuk superfan, based on your priorities, available reading time, and reading speed.
Try it for yourself here.